World Animal Day is a global celebration to raise awareness of animals in order to improve welfare standards. It’s celebrated in many different ways in various countries that are dedicated to make the world a better place for all animals. Through increased awareness and education, we can create a world where animals are always recognized as sentient beings and full regard is always paid to their welfare.

GET INVOLVED AND SHOW YOU CARE For many Americans, involvement is growing at astonishing rates and it’s widely accepted and celebrated in a variety of different ways with no regard to nationality, religion, faith or political ideology. To achieve the mission to raise the status of animals, we encourage you to get involved with your local animal welfare organizations, youth and children’s groups, community groups, clubs, businesses and even individual events.

Participation in World Animal Day will continue to grow, reaching and connecting animal advocates in all corners of the globe. Everyone can join in with, whether you are a part of an organization, group or individual.

WHY CELEBRATE?  Social movements throughout history like World Animal Day have been a major vehicle for ordinary people fighting for social justice and reform. The lives of animals are profoundly affected by actins of individuals, businesses and nations. World Animal Day embraces all animals and the unique concerns of each, in various countries. Through increased awareness and education, we can help develop a compassionate culture, which feeds into legal reform and social progress to make this world a fair place to all living creatures.

TYPES OF EVENTS YOU CAN HOLD:

  • Awareness and educational events
  • Shelter open house and pet adoption events
  • Conferences and workshops
  • Fundraising events such as concerts, sponsored walks and galas
  • Spay and neuter marathons and veterinary treatment camps
  • Rabies prevention awareness and vaccination
  • Peaceful marches

If you care about animals, don’t miss this special opportunity to help make animal welfare issues front page news around the globe! Get involved and be part of something special!

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